In search of mental peace through practice of mindfulness

RIFAH NAWAR | Published: June 10, 2021 14:02:24 If you were asked to choose one habit that you’d like to hold onto for the rest of your life, what would it be? It is mindfulness, most of the Gen Z and millennials would reply. The reply would be so because – as we age we […]

 ‘I was afraid’: Prince Harry, Oprah discuss mental health

 ‘I was afraid’: Prince Harry, Oprah discuss mental health

For Harry, returning to London to attend Prince Philip’s funeral last month meant once more facing a place where he felt trapped and hunted by cameras. It would be a test of his ability to cope with the anxiety that was bubbling up again. “I was worried about it, I was afraid,” Harry told The […]

Farm groups work to address mental health this month

Farm groups work to address mental health this month

MADISON, Wis. — During May and Mental Health Awareness Month, agriculture groups from around Wisconsin are coming together in efforts to reach farmers who may be struggling with their mental health. What You Need To Know Mental health issues on farms are common, and the job has a higher rate of suicide compared to other […]

Changing What It Means to Be a ‘Strong Farmer’ by Prioritizing Mental Health – The Allegheny Front

Changing What It Means to Be a ‘Strong Farmer’ by Prioritizing Mental Health - The Allegheny Front

Growing food or producing milk can be life-giving, but farmers also face unique challenges that can lead to anxiety and depression. While efforts to help are growing, there’s a push to get Pennsylvania to do more. LISTEN to the story https://www.alleghenyfront.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/AF043021_JG_FarmerMentalHealth.mp3 Third-generation farmer Layne Kind milks 350 Holstein and Jersey cows every morning and every […]

USDA NIFA Funding Supporting Rural Mental Health Efforts

USDA NIFA Funding Supporting Rural Mental Health Efforts

(KMAland) — Ongoing economic conditions and the COVID-19 pandemic continue to take a toll on farm families and others in local communities. The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, through the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network grant program, has awarded nearly $7.2 million in investment funding for the North Central Farm […]

CMHA Ontario launching mental health awareness training for the farm community

TORONTO, March 3, 2021 /CNW/ – A new mental health awareness training program specifically for farmers will soon be available to rural and agricultural communities across the province through a partnership of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), the University of Guelph and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario Division. In the Know is a mental […]

How sustainable ag and its connection to mental health have evolved | Agweek

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Let’s look at what was said, with an eye to whether sustainable agriculture and mental health have changed during the past 30 years. Here are the remarks of the panelists in 1991: Mr. Paul Johnson, Dr. Gordon Bultena, Mr. Jim Chrisinger and myself. For more of Mike Rosmann’s columns on behavioral health and agriculture, click […]